Field Trips (In-person & Virtual)

*All Virtual fieldtrips are 45min and are $100
PUBLIC, PRIVATE & HOMESCHOOL FIELD TRIPS: IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL

We require a 10:1 ratio of students to adults for school groups. These adult chaperones that meet our ratio requirement are FREE of charge and any additional adults attending the program will be charged the program fee of $6.00 each. Programs are 1-2 hours long and we require a minimum of 10 participants or a $60 fee minimum .

Programs are 2 hours long. We require a minimum of 10 participants.

The maximum group size that we can accommodate for field trips is 60 students. If the group is less than 10 participants, a fee of $60 will be charged as the cost of the program.

Title 1 Schools: If a group is unable to pay the fees, we do provide tours at a discounted rate providing your group qualifies for this special opportunity. Call for more info.

GROUP FEE FOR

EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS

$6.00

PER PERSON

Our changing earth

IN-PERSON ONLY

This new program has been designed to teach about the importance of protecting and preserving our environment through the understanding and exploring of current environmental issues: sea level rise, climate change, ocean acidification and the need for recycling.

Shark tank & coral reef adventure

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL

Learn about classification, characteristics, habitat, adaptations, conservation, ecosystems, food chains and more through live fish and shark feeding presentation, shells, mermaids purses, sea glass, sand dollars, etc. and tour of our world class shell collection!

Biodiversity

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL

Learn about the diversity of the animal kingdom with Sandoway! Classification, characteristics, habitat, adaptations, and ecology will be covered while interacting with our resident animals, including a shark feeding!

All About Amphibians

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

Learn about metamorphosis, characteristics, behavior, camouflage, adaptations, conservation, native species and more through live frogs, toads and artifacts such as: jaws, skeletons, etc. and frog and toad calls!

From Beaks to Feathers! All about birds

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

Learn about characteristics, flight, food chains, adaptation, camouflage, conservation and nests through live bird(s), bird calls, beaks, skulls, nests, feathers, talons, eggs and more!

Creepy, Crawly Insects!

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

Learn about adaptations, native species, habitats, conservation and characteristics of many different insects through live and mounted insect displays, bug eye demonstration, metamorphosis displays, antennae, mouth part demonstration and garden tour (field trip only for garden tour)!

Plants & Seeds

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

All About Plants! Learn about native plant species, photosynthesis, plants parts, habitat, growth and products we use every day that are made from plants through seeds, roots, stems, leaves, fruits, live and mounted plant displays, garden tour (field trips only for garden tour) and more!

Sea Turtles... Followers of the Moon!

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

Learn about nesting, ecology, behavior and conservation of Florida’s most famous ocean visitor! (no live sea turtles)

All About Reptiles

Field Trips, Virtual and Outreach available

All About Reptiles! Learn about reptile characteristics, adaptations, habitat and conservation through live reptiles, skeletons, snake skin, scutes, jaws, skulls, teeth and more!

TEACHERS

If there is a particular topic you are covering in class and do not see it on our list, please call (561-274-7263) and we may be able to customize a lesson for your group!

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    Rental Procedure:

    Cost / payment

    A $50 non-refundable deposit is due the day of the site meeting. Payment must be in the form of cash, check or credit card. Checks must be payable to: Sandoway Discovery Center. The cost of the room is $50 per hour. WE have no minimum requirement but our maximum capacity is 30 people.

    Parking

    Parking is located off of Ingraham Ave. on the south-side of the Center. Please make sure to get a parking pass from the attendant inside the Center to leave on the dashboard of your car. Free parking is provided for a limited number of cars. We only have 10 spaces in our parking lot. Carpooling is highly recommended.

    Additional policies
    • It is the group’s responsibility to set-up before and clean-up after the facility rental, during the permitted rental time.
    • Due to limited space, groups will not be allowed to store items for the event at the facility prior to or after the event.
    • Food/Drink is allowed ONLY in the permitted room.
    • Groups may not nail, staple, or alter any walls, doors or any area of the facility. Please report any damaged equipment prior to start of birthday party.
    • The facility only provides the permitted space, (8) 6”x2.5” tables and (30) chairs. All other items, such as food, decorations, and supplies, must be provided by the user. Sorry, the facility does not have a kitchenette or items such as tape, utensils, copy machine, cooler, etc. available for use.
    Cancellation policy

    Cancellation of a facility rental more than 10 days in advance shall be refunded the $50 deposit in full (please allow 3 weeks for reimbursement). Cancellation of a facility rental less than 10 days in advance will not be given a refund, but will be allowed to reschedule within 90 days.

    Directions from the north:

    I-95 to Atlantic Ave.

    East on Atlantic to A1A (S. Ocean Blvd.)

    South (right) on A1A, 2 blocks past Sandoway Park sign.

    Then right onto Ingraham Ave and turn right into lot.

    Direction from the south:

    I-95 to Linton Blvd.

    East on Linton to A1A (S. Ocean Blvd.)

    North (left) on A1A to Ingraham Ave.

    Make a left onto Ingraham Ave. and immediately turn right into our lot.

    Building rules
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
    • No running
    • No yelling or disruptive behavior
    • No gum anywhere in the building
    • No climbing or standing on the exhibits or railings
    • No tapping on animal enclosure or tanks
    • Shirt and shoes required

    Sandoway Discovery Center Birthday Party Rental Policies and Procedures

    Birthday Party Procedure:

    Cost / payment

    A $100 non-refundable deposit is due the day of the site meeting. Payment must be in the form of cash, check or credit card. Checks must be payable to: Sandoway Discovery Center. Individual fee payment is due on the day of the party and is $10 per person. We require a minimum of 10 individuals in a party group and our maximum is 30 people which includes children and adults!

    Parking

    Parking is located off of Ingraham Ave. on the south-side of the Center. Please make sure to get a parking pass from the attendant inside the Center to leave on the dashboard of your car. Free parking is provided for a limited number of cars. We only have 10 spaces in our parking lot. Carpooling is highly recommended.

    Direction from the south:

    I-95 to Linton Blvd.

    East on Linton to A1A (S. Ocean Blvd.)

    North (left) on A1A to Ingraham Ave.

    Make a left onto Ingraham Ave. and immediately turn right into our lot.

    Directions from the north:

    I-95 to Atlantic Ave.

    East on Atlantic to A1A (S. Ocean Blvd.)

    South (right) on A1A, 2 blocks past Sandoway Park sign.

    Then right onto Ingraham Ave and turn right into lot.

    Cancellation policy

    Cancellation of a party more than 10 days in advance shall be refunded the $100 deposit in full (please allow 3 weeks for reimbursement). Cancellation of a party less than 10 days in advance will not be given a refund, but the group will be allowed to reschedule within 90 days.

    Building rules
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
    • No running
    • No yelling or disruptive behavior
    • No gum anywhere in the building
    • No climbing or standing on the exhibits or railings
    • No tapping on animal enclosure or tanks
    • Shirt and shoes required
    Additional policies

    It is the group’s responsibility to set-up before and clean-up after the party, during the permitted rental time.

    • Due to limited space, groups will not be allowed to store items for the event at the facility prior to or after the event.
    • Food/Drink is allowed ONLY in the permitted room.
    • Groups may not nail, staple, or alter any walls, doors or any area of the facility. Please report any damaged equipment prior to start of birthday party.
    • The facility only provides the permitted space, (8) 6”x2.5” tables and (30) chairs. All other items, such as food, decorations, and party supplies, must be provided by the user. Sorry, the facility does not have a kitchenette or items such as tape, utensils, copy machine, cooler, etc. available for use.

    Membership Has Its Perks!

    Enjoy an Annual Membership to Sandoway Discovery Center!
    Members receive free admission, in addition to members only discounts.

    FREE ADMISSION

    Enjoy for one full year
    FREE admission to the nature center for one year plus discounts on special events and birthday party bookings.

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    Find special gifts
    Your new membership package includes a variety of Sandoway swag in addition to a 15% discount in our gift shop all year long.

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    You'll receive invitations to
    special programs and member-only events throughout the year.

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